Job openings


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Jobs at Swiss representations in the U.S. will be published here.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria.

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Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.

 

The Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, DC is seeking a qualified candidate for a 100% permanent position as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Mission and the Political and Legal Team beginning immediately.

Deadline appliction: August 12, 2018 

Please send your resume, a letter of interest relevant to the job as described above and salary expectations no later than August 12, 2018 in electronic format (PDF file) to: wasjob@eda.admin.ch. Please write into the subject line, "Executive Assistant" to ensure timely processing of your application.

 

The Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, DC is seeking a qualified candidate for a House Keeper for the Residence of the Ambassador  (PDF, 328.1 kB)beginning on or about September 4, 2018.

Deadline appliction: August 12, 2018 

Please send your resume, a letter of interest related to the job requirements explained above, and salary expectations in electronic format (PDF file) to: wasjob@eda.admin.ch by August 12, 2018. Please write into the subject line, “Housekeeper” to ensure timely processing of your application.

 

Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019. Please take a look at possibilities and requirements on our Academic Internships page

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Academic Internship:

The Consulate General in New York also offers 3 internship positions to qualified candidates in the following sections:

  1. Economic Affairs and Communication
  2. Culture and Education
  3. Swiss Business Hub

The purpose of these academic internships is to offer students or recent graduates an opportunity to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with the diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and run for 4 to 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,200 per month.

For details and how to apply, read the document on internships.

Internships (PDF, 431.5 kB, English)

Swiss Business Hub USA

The Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco is currently offering a permanent position as Trade Commissioner for the Swiss Business Hub USA (SBH USA). 

Please send your resume, a letter of interest, and salary expectations no later than August 17th, 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to job-cgny@eda.admin.ch. Please write into the subject line “SBH –Trade Commissioner” to ensure timely processing of your application.

The Permanent Mission of Swizerland to the United Nations in New York

The Permanent Mission of Swizerland to the United Nations in New York is looking for a Policy Adviser.

The successful candidate will be working in the Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Affairs Team acting as a policy adviser and focal point for a broad range of development issues. He/she will be representing Switzerland at the United Nations meetings and special events of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council and provide advice and policy support to Swiss officials in New York.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than 26 July 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to nyc.job-application-un@eda.admin.ch. Please write into the subject line “Policy Adviser” to ensure timely processing of your application. Any incomplete application will be disregarded. Please do not contact the Permanent Mission or the Consulate General. Only those who are chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

The Consulate General of Switzerland in New York is seeking a qualified candidate for a full time permanent position as Office Manager / Administrative Assistant.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest, and salary expectations no later than August 31st, 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to job-cgny@eda.admin.ch.